CSDC can work with any charter school, in any state to open new
doors of educational opportunity.
CSDC proactively invests in K-12 public charter schools in
educationally and economically underserved communities.
CSDC's technical assistance, innovative underwriting and financial
support help new schools get on their feet.
CSDC schools are converting run-down buildings into
state-of-the-art educational facilities, revitalizing
Partner with CSDC and leave everything - from site design and
financial modeling through construction - to us.
CSDC promotes competition, choice and innovation in education by
financing and building great public charter schools!
Charter schools deliver cutting-edge, rigorous education to
the kids who need it most - and CSDC is there to help.
CSDC's "nonprofit developer difference" means cost savings for
our charter clients - and more "bang" for the taxpayer
20 Years of Chartering!
CSDC Board Vice Chair and former
Minnesota State Senator, Ember Reichgott Junge chronicled
the history of the origins of chartering from 1988 through 1992 in
her book: Zero Chance of Passage: The Pioneering Charter
School Story. Co-published by CSDC, the book is now
available ! Order your copy today!
Charter Schools Development Corporation (CSDC)
Please note our new address:
Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia, Maryland 20146
CSDC, a 501(c)(3) non-profit
corporation and Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI),
promotes innovation and excellence in education by financing and
developing facilities for great public charter schools nationally.
As the only CDFI in the country focused exclusively on the facility
and financing needs of charter school organizations, CSDC helps
charter school entrepreneurs and leaders finance, build and expand
their school facilities with the goal of ultimately improving
student achievement by increasing school choice and catalyzing
competition within the American K-12 public education system.
CSDC has a special focus on new schools, schools serving
predominately low income students, and schools in communities with
poor performing traditional schools. Whether it be a direct
loan, credit enhancement (lease or loan guaranty), or a complete
turnkey facility, built-to-suit on a fee for development services
or lease-to-purchase basis, put our resources and expertise to work
To find out which
CSDC program may be right for your school, click here.